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"Coastal Flood Statement" ...Coastal Flood Warning for this evening is cancelled... ...Localized minor coastal flooding Tuesday morning... * locations...low lying areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...2 1/2 to 3 ft above astronomical tides Tuesday morning. * Timing...coastal flood threat has ended for this evening. Localized minor coastal flooding expected with the Tuesday morning high tide cycle. * Coastal flood impacts...brief and localized minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and wave action. , "Wind Advisory" ...Wind Advisory in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...High Wind Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The High Wind Warning has been cancelled. * Winds...northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. * Timing...the strongest winds are expected until late tonight. * Impacts...strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. , "Gale Warning" ...Gale Warning in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday... ...Storm Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Gale Warning... which is in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday. The Storm Warning has been cancelled. * Winds and seas...northeast winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Gale Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 to 47 kt are expected or occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions. -- Tuesday Jan.24 17,12:00 AM

Legislator Anker: Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness

Legislator Anker greets LI 2DAY walkers along the journey in Yaphank.

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Yaphank, NY, June 2013 – Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined participants of the Long Island 2 Day Breast Cancer Event on Saturday, June 8. The event, which took place over two days, donates 100% of its profits to Long Island breast cancer organizations to directly benefit the local breast cancer community.

“I’d like to thank the volunteers for creating so much awareness about breast cancer,” said Legislator Anker. “Having lost my grandmother to breast cancer, I’ve been proactive in promoting cancer awareness. There are measures we can take to reduce the incidence of the disease. These measures include leading a healthy lifestyle and reducing exposure to toxic chemicals.”  

The 2 Day Walk began on Saturday morning at Smith Point Beach. Escorted by Suffolk County Police, participants walked 20 miles through scenic county roads to Cathedral Pines in Middle Island, where they camped overnight. After a hearty breakfast in the morning, walkers made a 15 mile trek back to Smith Point. For more information about the Long Island 2 Day Walk, please visit www.li2daywalk.org.

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For More Information, Please Contact:
Kim Tucker
631-854-1600
Kimberly.Tucker@suffolkcountyny.gov